One Stop rolls out free elearning programme and people tool kit for franchisees The online programme offers tutorials across all aspects of running a business and aims to get franchisees and their employees in line with Trading Standards Legislation. It will also help employers handle staff training, retention and workloads. Read more.
J Brand names co-founder Susie Crippen as creative director She founded the label in 2004 with Jeff Rudes and left the business in 2010 to launch her own collection. J Brand was sold to Fast Retailing, which also owns Uniqlo, in 2014. Read more.
Monica Vinader expands into the US with first New York store in SoHo The flagship store covers 1,600 sq ft and its opening its part of the brand's expansion plans following a £20m investment this year. The business's turnover has trebled in the last three years to £23m and currently has three stores in London. Read more.